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Seafarers

Flying the flag to say thank you to seafarers

Published on Thursday, 03 September 2015 in Lord Mayor news

Today is Merchant Navy Day (3 September) and we're flying the Red Ensign outside the Council House to raise awareness of the UK’s ongoing dependence on Merchant Navy seafarers.

Foster Carers Summer Event

Published on Thursday, 03 September 2015 in Children's health and wellbeing news

The Participation Team organised the "Summer Event" for 15th August 2015 at Tile Hill Wood School.

Blitz Commemorations

Blitz 75th Commemorations

Published on Thursday, 03 September 2015 in Leisure and culture news

Saturday 14 November is a key date in Coventry’s history and this year it marks the 75th anniversary of the Blitz.

City honours Coventry Samaritans

Published on Thursday, 03 September 2015 in Council and democracy news

Hardworking volunteers with Coventry & District Samaritans will be honoured with a civic reception this week after the organisation won the prestigious Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service in recognition of its outstanding work in the community.

Special Constables

New Special Constables from Coventry University set to police city

Published on Thursday, 03 September 2015 in Community and living news

Coventry students are about to join police ranks in the city after they were officially sworn in as Special Constables.

The Jaguar Land Rover Band perform in the rear garden of Allesley Hall on Sunday 6 September

Published on Thursday, 03 September 2015 in Leisure and culture news

The penultimate week of Coventry City Council’s summer “Bands in the Park 2015” events sees The Jaguar Landrover Band performing in the rear garden of Allesley Hall, Allesley Hall Drive and is FREE to attend.

Swanswell Park improvement works

Published on Thursday, 03 September 2015 in Leisure and culture news

Work to regenerate Swanswell Park have started.

Blitz commemorations

Blitz 75th Commemorations programme announced

Published on Tuesday, 01 September 2015 in Events news

Saturday 14 November is a key date in Coventry’s history and this year it marks the 75th anniversary of the Blitz.

Coventry joins with councils up and down the country to say ‘thank you seafarers’ on Merchant Navy Day, 3 September

Published on Wednesday, 26 August 2015 in Lord Mayor news

On Merchant Navy Day, 3 September, Coventry City Council will fly the Red Ensign outside the Council House to raise awareness of the UK’s ongoing dependence on Merchant Navy seafarers.

See The Gershwin Gang perform in the War Memorial Park Sunday 30 August

Published on Wednesday, 26 August 2015 in Leisure and culture news

Week eleven of Coventry City Council's Summer “Bands in the Park 2015” sees The Gershwin Gang perform in the War Memorial Park, near to the Visitor Centre, at 2pm and is FREE to attend.

New artwork to be unveiled at city's War Memorial Park

Published on Friday, 21 August 2015 in Leisure and culture news

A new piece of work by Coventry artist Julia O’Connell is to be unveiled at the city’s War Memorial Park.

City schools add more with improved maths and English GCSE results

Published on Thursday, 20 August 2015 in Schools, libraries and learning news

Coventry has seen an increase in the number of pupils achieving A*-C grades in English and in maths GCSE.

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Lord Mayor’s Charities receive funding from Coventry Recycling Club members

Published on Thursday, 20 August 2015 in Lord Mayor news

Three local charities have been awarded £5000 through Coventry Recycling Club, after its members generously donated their points.

Ricoh Arena.

England Under-21s to play at Ricoh

Published on Thursday, 20 August 2015 in Leisure and culture news

International football is returning to the Ricoh Arena when England Under-21s take centre stage in the UEFA European Under-21 Championship.

Herbert Art Gallery

The Herbert shows their support for Sky Ride Coventry

Published on Thursday, 20 August 2015 in Cycling news

Over 1585 people have already signed up to take part in Sky Ride Coventry on Sunday 27 September and this year, the Herbert is on board to add an extra fun element to the route.

Still time to enter the Summer Reading Challenge

Published on Monday, 17 August 2015 in Schools, libraries and learning news

There is still time to join and complete the Record Breakers Summer Reading Challenge 2015 at your local library.

Telephone system essential maintenance

Published on Monday, 17 August 2015 in Business and licensing news

We’re going to be working on our telephone system from 1pm on Saturday 22nd August until 6pm on Sunday 23rd August.

Coventry sixth formers see stars with record-breaking results

Published on Thursday, 13 August 2015 in Schools, libraries and learning news

Sixth form students in Coventry have achieved record-breaking results in their exams once again.

VJ Day Commemoration and Thanksgiving Service

Published on Wednesday, 12 August 2015 in Events news

The Lord Mayor of the City of Coventry, Councillor Michael Hammon and the City of Coventry ex- Services Standard Bearers Association, are inviting everyone to attend a special VJ Day Service of Commemoration and Thanksgiving on Saturday 15 August.

Have your say on Council Tax support scheme

Published on Wednesday, 12 August 2015 in Council Tax and benefits news

The Council is launching a 10 week consultation on the best way to continue to help people in need of Council Tax Support amidst the growing pressure on Council finances.

Car traders give formal undertaking to trade fairly

Published on Wednesday, 12 August 2015 in Trading standards news

Coventry Trading Standards have secured undertakings under the Enterprise Act requiring three local car traders to trade fairly.

Council Leader calls for Coventry residents to have their say on proposed combined authority

Published on Wednesday, 12 August 2015 in Council and democracy news

Council Leader Cllr Ann Lucas has called on Coventry residents to visit drop-in sessions taking place across the city if they want to find out more about the proposed West Midlands combined authority.

City cabbies praised over safety checks

Published on Wednesday, 12 August 2015 in Business and licensing news

Taxis in the city have been praised for their high standards after a roadside safety check by the Council and police.

Pep&Co

New city store opens with help from The Job Shop

Published on Tuesday, 11 August 2015 in Planning and development news

Pep&Co – a new multinational fashion retail operation - has opened its doors on a new store in Coventry.

Sports Awards

Search for sporting excellence

Published on Tuesday, 11 August 2015 in Leisure and culture news

The search is underway to recognise sporting excellence across Coventry, Solihull and Warwickshire.

Good Citizen

Mandie is latest Good Citizen

Published on Thursday, 06 August 2015 in Lord Mayor news

Mandie Watson, a former city Council employee who has helped reduce anti-social behaviour through creating partnerships, is the latest person to receive a Good Citizen award.

Emmaus

New furniture recycling service to help formerly homeless adults

Published on Wednesday, 05 August 2015 in Environment and waste news

The Council’s Recycling Team has linked up with Emmaus Coventry and Warwickshire to allow residents to recycle their furniture and electrical items and help formerly homeless people.

Annual canvass of Coventry residents

Published on Monday, 03 August 2015 in Council and democracy news

Council canvassers will be distributing household enquiry forms to residential properties across the city to gather information on all residents who are eligible to register to vote.

Live chats for Coventry residents to have their say on combined authority

Published on Monday, 03 August 2015 in Council and democracy news

Coventry residents who want to find out more and have their say on a West Midlands combined authority will now be able to take part in a series of live chats.

Police and Crime Commissioner to meet city interfaith communities

Published on Tuesday, 28 July 2015 in Community and living news

Police and Crime Commissioner, David Jamieson is to meet with Coventry interfaith groups and communities to discuss community policing in the city.

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